Corton Pougets Grand Cru 2016 - Louis Jadot
Grande Maison de Bourgogne
95/100 Wine Spectator
- Tasting Notes: "Deep, rich and spicy, this red evokes a pleasant earthiness underlying cherry and strawberry fruit. Firm tannins support the long finish, while the whole is harmonious and complex. Fresh and juicy finish. Best from 2022 to 2038." - BS
- Grape variety : Pinot Noir
- Service : 16-17 °C
- Ageing estimated by the domain : 5 years (up to 30 years in excellent vintages).
The " Corton " are grand crus from the commune of Aloxe Corton - North of the Côte de Beaune - and are located on the famous " Rognon de Corton ". More than half of the surface of the vineyard of Aloxe Corton is planted in Grand Cru, which is exceptional in Burgundy. The exposure varies between South and South West.
The "Pougets" vineyard is located in an original place on the Corton rock, on the place of origin of the Corton Charlemagne. It is oriented East-South, thus benefiting from maximum sunshine. It comes from the estate of the Louis Jadot heirs (1.54 hectares). The soil is brown limestone with scree slopes. The subsoil is mainly marl and limestone.
VINIFICATION AND MATURATION
The grapes are harvested by hand in small crates in order to preserve the integrity of the fruit. The grapes are then carefully sorted by hand and destemmed. Maceration of the grapes takes place in open wooden or stainless steel vats for 3 to 4 weeks. The vats are pumped over twice a day during the fermentation. The wine is aged for about 18 months in barrels from our cooperage, of which about a third are new.
|Note||Between 95 and 97|
|Volume||12,50 % vol - 75 cl|
|Burgundy Classification||Grands Crus|
|Domains of Burgundy||Louis Jadot|
|Prix||From 80 to 150 €|